19931Re: [Hammock Camping] Hammock Hanging technique
- Mar 30, 2009In order to minimize damage to the trees, I would suggest using straps at
least around the trees. Rope with the amount of stress that is placed on
it around a tree could cause considerable damage. When we hang, trees are
definitely part of our infrastructure and need our care.
> I think you're talking about structural ridgelines - I haven't tried themDedicated to helping our customers experience personal growth, team
> myself but have read plenty of talk about them and their benefits (to some
> users). I'd suggest you go to www.hammockforums.net and do a search on the
> phrase - I'm sure you'll find lots of useful information.
> 2009/3/30 Tom Galvin <thebaldguyd@...>
>> Sounds like a good idea for a permanet situation for back yard use. I
>> haven't tried it, just seems there would be to much stretch and lots of
>> to carry. Perhaps a chain would work with a come a long in the system.
>> of links for different size hammocks!
>> Tom Galvin
>> Cold Spring Kayak Club
>> thebaldguyd@... <thebaldguyd%40yahoo.com>
>> --- On Sun, 3/29/09, Brett
>> From: Brett <dirtbikenguy2@... <dirtbikenguy2%40yahoo.com>>
>> Subject: [Hammock Camping] Hammock Hanging technique
>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org <hammockcamping%40yahoogroups.com>
>> Date: Sunday, March 29, 2009, 7:56 PM
>> I think its about time i introduced myself. My name is Brett, i'm 26 and
>> have been using a hammock for camping for a season although i've only
>> it out about 4 times. I have tried it in snowy cold weather as well as
>> summer time with success. I usually hike the AT around Ny/CT/Mass .
>> My question is if anyone has hung their hammock from a single rope tied
>> between two trees with two pre-measured loops tied in the rope. I have
>> thought of this idea but have not tried it out. My thought is that you
>> determine how far apart you preferred your hammock ends to be for the
>> or curve of your liking and then you could tie your loops at that
>> and just tie the rope to the tree with your hammock below this rope
>> from those two loops. this would keep your hammock hanging pretty much
>> same way despite the distance between the trees you find.
>> If this topic or detailed hanging technique has been spoken about feel
>> to send me to the right location; as i know much has been said about
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